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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of predictive factors for higher lymph node counts (≥12)

From: Factors predicting adequate lymph node yield in patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy for malignancy

Variable Odds ratio 95 % confidence interval P
BMI (≥25) 0.831 0.431–1.612 0.582
Pylorus-preserving resection (yes) 0.950 0.467–1.930 0.887
Diameter (≥20 mm) 2.547 1.225–5.329 0.013
Lymph node metastases (yes) 2.642 1.378–5.061 0.004
Lymphadenectomy (radical) 5.566 2.041–15.148 0.001